Green Cove Springs, FL
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The crime rate in Green Cove Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Green Cove Springs is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Green Cove Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Green Cove Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Green Cove Springs to other communities of similar population, then Green Cove Springs crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Green Cove Springs does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Green Cove Springs does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Green Cove Springs.

For Green Cove Springs, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Green Cove Springs is one in 152.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Green Cove Springs experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Green Cove Springs's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Green Cove Springs a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Green Cove Springs is one in 38.

Green Cove Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Green Cove Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

48

194

242

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.60

26.66

33.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Green Cove Springs 6.60
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 152

in Green Cove Springs

1 in 217

in Florida
Green Cove Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,277
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 15 5 27
Rate per 1,000 0.14 2.06 0.69 3.71
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Green Cove Springs 26.66
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Green Cove Springs

1 in 36

in Florida
Green Cove Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 7,277
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 160 5
Rate per 1,000 3.99 21.99 0.69
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Green Cove Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Green Cove Springs 25
Florida 64

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